‘Tight vote’ expected in EU parliament on plan to label gas and nuclear ‘green’

The vote in the European Parliament on the Commission’s proposal to label gas and nuclear investments as sustainable will be “tight”, the lawmakers opposing it said on Tuesday. The Commission’s controversial plan, known as the taxonomy, is scheduled to be voted on in plenary in Strasbourg around 12:00 CET on Wednesday. The aim is to … Read more

BYU’s new basketball assistant Kahil Fennell once had one of the worst jobs in college basketball and performed a miracle

Out there in Odessa, hidden in the unforgiving plains of Texas, there are only two rules that govern a basketball coach’s life. Rule #1: “You never let a recruit see the gym.” And Rule #2, “You never, I mean never let a child leave campus without f—signing. Those were AJ Maxwell’s rules when he was … Read more

Éric Fottorino : “Le cyclisme et l’écriture exigent la même forme de souplesse”

Écrivain et journaliste, l’ancien directeur du journal Le Monde, a beaucoup écrit sur sa passion pour le velo. Me s’il se dit moins impassioned by a Tour de France developed aseptisé, il reste persuadé qu’écriture et cyclisme relèvent d’une même elegance. Serez-vous sur la caravane du Tour de France cette année ? Not. J’ai un … Read more

Youthful urban art project lights up Cairns’ parks

Teens moving from the juvenile justice system to employment have beautified parks, trails and underpasses in Cairns as part of the Council’s Youth Urban Art Program. A young team from the Transitions 2 Success Youth Justice program has been learning new skills, preparing and cleaning mural sites, and creating designs for four new public artworks … Read more

Bitcoin as a global standard would be an ‘absolute economic catastrophe’ – Ernst & Young’s global blockchain leader

(Kitco News) If Bitcoin becomes a global monetary standard, it would be an “absolute economic catastrophe,” said Paul Brody, global blockchain leader at Ernst & Young. The world’s largest cryptocurrency is, by default, considered a deflationary asset in the digital space. What this means in the world of cryptocurrencies is that … Read more